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Spinning yarn at Unifi.

Unifi Income Up 53% in Third Quarter

Driven by strong polyester yarn sales in North and Central America, Unifi Inc. reported net income increased 53 percent to $10 million, or 55 cents a share, in the third quarter.

Study Shows Industry Interest In East African Sourcing Rising

Africa’s potential as fertile ground for apparel manufacturing is starting to take seed.

Jill Tucker Talks About Cambodia’s Sourcing Challenge

Between October 2011 and December 2014, Jill Tucker worked as chief technical adviser to the International Labour Organization’s Better Factories Cambodia program.

NRDC Highlights China Sustainable Actions

Fashion executives know that sustainability is good for the environment, and a new report released by the Natural Resources Defense Council underscores its potential to help the bottom line.

Brazilian Textiles to Save $100 Million From Aid Plan

Brazil’s ailing textiles and apparel sector could save $100 million a year if a government plan to help shore up Latin America’s largest economy succeeds, a top industry executive said.

Bill Jasper

Unifi Expands Polyester Yarn Capacity

The company increases production to meet growing demand in the Western Hemisphere.

VF Corp., FibeRio Collaborate on Nanofiber Technology

Commercial use of materials to be explored in VF’s three innovation centers.

Bangladesh Exports Gain 7.4% on Apparel

March tallies were driven by stronger sales of ready-made garments.

DAS Parka by Patagonia

Patagonia Invests in Beyond Surface Technologies

Patagonia is making a strategic investment in Beyond Surface Technologies, a Swiss chemical company, to improve the environmental impact of the textiles the brand uses to manufacture its performance apparel.